Dunsmuir (pop 1920 / elev 2280)is a major Northern California tourism hub. Visitors find opportunities for recreational adventure.
Visitors come to enjoy trout fishing in the Sacramento and McCloud Rivers, or to see and climb Mount Shasta, Castle Crags or the Trinity Alps.
Visitors can enjoy nearby skiing (both alpine and cross-country) and biking, or can hike to the many waterfalls, streams and lakes in the area,
including nearby Mossbrae Falls, Lake Siskiyou, Castle Lake and Shasta Lake.
The town has preserved an authentic 1920s and 1930s atmosphere and is well-known as a destination for historical and cultural tourists.
The sights and sounds of the railroad in the steep Sacramento River canyon attracts many railfans.
5400 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir, CA 96025;
The Dunsmuir Travelodge is located in historic Dunsmuir which offers unique shops and restaurants.
Dunsmuir Best Choice Inn
4221 Siskiyou Avenue, Dunsmuir, CA 96025;
come enjoy a peaceful cozy stay with breathtaking views of nature from your room. Experience the majestic view of Mt Shasta and the
Siskiyou Mountains from our large picnic area. Our newly remodeled motel offers clean comfortable rooms that are pet friendly.
Dunsmuir Oak Tree Inn
The all new Oak Tree Inn opened in January 2007 in Dunsmuir.
Now With extra-quiet guest rooms and light-proof draperies, this 100-percent non-smoking hotel
is conveniently located just off I-5, tucked into a beautiful mountain landscape that
includes a view of Mt. Shasta through the pines.
Shasta Tin Man Triathlon - Dunsmuir CA [SEP]
Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort;
Annual race event sponsored by the Dunsmuir Rotary features 740 yard swim in
Lake Siskiyou, 10 mile bike ride followed by a 4.5 mile run featuring the beautiful backdrop
of Mount Shasta.
Dunsmuir Railroad Days [JUL]
1st Weekend in July; 1-800-DUNSMUIR; Festival Website;
Historic train cars will be brought to Dunsmuir by Union Pacific. Enjoy handcar and speeder car rides, parade, downtown walking tour, art show at the river exchange and a fishing contest.
Area RV Parks:
Recreation Vehicle Accommodations:
Best in the West Resort - Castella CA
- R.V. Park, lodge and cabins located on Mears Creek in the Beautiful Sacramento Canyon near Castle Crags.
McCloud Dance Country RV Park - McCloud CA
- 120 RV sites with cable TV hookups, nestled amongst tall pine trees on the South Slope of Mt. Shasta.
Railroad Park Resort - Dunsmuir CA
- 60 RV sites located alongside quiet Little Castle Creek.
Yreka Comfort Inn
This award winning property that offers luxurious rooms with excellent quality service that is sure to make your stay memorable and happy one!
City of Dunsmuir - Local Government
Dunsmuir Chamber - Commerce League
Dunsmuir Lodge - Resort
Dunsmuir Rotary Club - Service League
Dunsmuir Book Club -
Popular local links:
For more local information:
City of Dunsmuir - Official City Website
Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce - Local Business Alliance
Upper Sacramento River Exchange
- watershed environment enhancement group